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Schieffer, Bob (Bob)

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Born: 1937 AD
Currently alive, at 77 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Announcer, Journalist, Reporters, Writers

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1937 - Bob Lloyd Schieffer, born on the 25th of February in Austin, Texas.

 

 

1959 - Graduated BA Journalism and English, Texas Christian University

 

 

1959-1962 - USAF (three years, public information officer, discharge 1962)

 

 

 

1969 - He then joined WBAP in Dallas before taking a job with CBS. 

 

 

        - American journalist who has been with CBS News, serving 23 years as anchor on the Saturday edition of CBS Evening News.

 

 

1982 - Chief Washington correspondent.

 

 

1991 - Moderator of the Sunday public affairs show Face the Nation.

 

 

 

2002 - Has won six Emmy awards, won two Sigma Delta Chi awards, was named Broadcaster of the Year by the National Press Foundation, and was named to the Broadcasting/Cable Hall of Fame

 

 

         -Married, (They have 2 Daughters) 

 

 

2003 - He is a survivor of grade III bladder cancer; was diagnosed and is currently cancer-free.

 

 

 

2004 - He was the moderator of the third presidential debate between President George W. Bush and Senator John Kerry.

 

 

 

2005 - 2006 - Interim weekday anchor of the CBS Evening News. Katie Couric, formerly of NBC's Today show, succeeded Schieffer as anchor on the 5th of September.

 

 

2008 - On October 15, Schieffer moderated the third presidential debate between Senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain.

 

 

2010 - He is currently anchoring "Face The Nation." Going

on 20 years now.

 

 

 

 


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